RTÉ Radio closes down its last Medium Wave transmitter at Tullamore, County Offaly after providing the radio signal for programmes for the last eighty two years.

Ciaran Mullooly reports on the closure of the last RTÉ medium wave transmitter at Tullamore. Tom Collins, who serviced the previous transmitter at Moydrum, Athlone, for over 40 years, recalls the origins of the medium wave radio service.

JP Coakley, Head of Operations at RTÉ Radio outlines the reasons for shutting down the medium wave service.

Kevin Kelly a manager at Click electronics store in Athlone says he has never been asked for a medium wave radio.

Brendan Balfe in studio closes the last RTÉ radio programme broadcast on medium wave.